Period
to 17 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for PRINCE2 Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 17 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

PRINCE2 Certification
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 168 138 141
Rank change year-on-year -30 +3 -17
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 20 34 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.41% 0.78% 1.08%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.12% 4.00% 5.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 24 45
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £368 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.04% -8.13% +5.33%
10th Percentile £172 £225 £321
90th Percentile £503 £500 £538
England median daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
West Midlands median hourly rate - £18.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -28.00% -13.79%
England median hourly rate £23.75 £29.78 £27.50
% change year-on-year -20.24% +8.28% -32.93%

PRINCE2 Certification is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
West Midlands
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 942 849 1,137
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 19.33% 19.55% 20.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 501 470 631
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £404 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.19% +10.71%
10th Percentile £225 £220 £245
90th Percentile £550 £530 £540
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 41 43
West Midlands median hourly rate £21.75 £21.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.16% +10.26% -33.70%
10th Percentile £12.14 £10.75 £12.80
90th Percentile £42.50 £40.25 £41.75
England median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -16.67% +7.14% +24.44%

PRINCE2 Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing PRINCE2 Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for PRINCE2 Certification in the West Midlands

PRINCE2 Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for PRINCE2 Certification in the West Midlands

PRINCE2 Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 17 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PRINCE2 Certification in the West Midlands

PRINCE2 Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PRINCE2 Certification in the West Midlands

PRINCE2 Certification
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 17 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -18 7 £400 +14.29%
Warwickshire -1 3 £350 +6.87%
Staffordshire -3 2 £190 -37.96% 7
Coventry -21 2 £365 -24.16%
PRINCE2 Certification
England

For the 6 months to 17 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for PRINCE2 Certification.

1 19 (95.00%) PRINCE2
2 8 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (30.00%) Project Management
4 5 (25.00%) PRINCE
4 5 (25.00%) Automotive
4 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (20.00%) ITIL
6 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
6 3 (15.00%) Problem Management
6 3 (15.00%) Waterfall
6 3 (15.00%) ITIL V3
6 3 (15.00%) Performance Metrics
6 3 (15.00%) Driving Licence
7 2 (10.00%) PMO
7 2 (10.00%) Business Transformation
7 2 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (10.00%) Data Cleansing
7 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
7 2 (10.00%) Visualisation
7 2 (10.00%) Open Source
7 2 (10.00%) Logistics
7 2 (10.00%) B2B
7 2 (10.00%) Programme Management
7 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
7 2 (10.00%) Windows
7 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (10.00%) PMP

PRINCE2 Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) ADSL
1 1 (5.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (5.00%) Internet
1 1 (5.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 5 (25.00%) Automotive
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Legal
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Project Manager
2 5 (25.00%) IT Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Coordinator
3 3 (15.00%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Junior
4 2 (10.00%) Junior Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Business Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.00%) IT Programme Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Junior PMO
5 1 (5.00%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) PMO Manager
5 1 (5.00%) PMO Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Problem Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (5.00%) Salesforce Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Software Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Driving Licence
1 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (95.00%) PRINCE2
2 8 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (30.00%) Project Management
4 5 (25.00%) PRINCE
5 4 (20.00%) ITIL
6 3 (15.00%) ITIL V3
6 3 (15.00%) Performance Metrics
6 3 (15.00%) Problem Management
6 3 (15.00%) Waterfall
7 2 (10.00%) B2B
7 2 (10.00%) Business Transformation
7 2 (10.00%) Data Cleansing
7 2 (10.00%) Logistics
7 2 (10.00%) Open Source
7 2 (10.00%) Programme Management
7 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
7 2 (10.00%) Visualisation
8 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
8 1 (5.00%) Project Planning
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) PMI Certification
1 2 (10.00%) PMP
2 1 (5.00%) ISEB
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (5.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Citrix
2 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com